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rocked by that fireball. the actual firestone. maureen kelly is showing us where this. >> the area from the blast site is swarming with activity and ntsb is here on the site. with representatives from all the utility companies to record t rr the power, the gasoline, and also if i can show you this yellow. that is called a runner and at&t is using them for phone lines. that were damaged by the blast. also, investigators are cataloging the cars. and the record in case any of them are recorded, stolen. also, representatives from federal and state level emergency fema spca and if they're doing a damage report to do disinformation t us information to determine what disaster relief these homeowners could qualify for. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> and a look at our extended forecast with a warm-up expected for the next couple of days. and a chance for showers as we go towards the weekend, a full forecast just moments away. hey, at&t u-verse tv? yeah, it's our new tv service. every day thousands of customers across the nation are switching to at&t u-verse. [ female announcer ] visit an at&t st
beginning a separate investigation. ktvu maureen naylor is in san bruno with a look at what they're up against. >> reporter: julie, there are weeks of work still ahead. this property on fairmont driver was one of the first to be cleaned up. remarkably some of their most important documents survivorred because of one safety -- survived because of one safety precaution. >> reporter: carolyn gray showed us their bank statements along with their insurance documents. at their properties this afternoon, crews used an excavator to pick up the charred rem remnants of what was once the gray's home. >> almost a sense of closure. it's really over. i thought it would be more emotional to see it all disappear and it wasn't. >> reporter: the degree is being wrapped in plastic and taken to the hayward landfill. another priority is removing this melted jungle gym. >> i'm hoping that what we do for them taking them off of their mind so they can come back in a few weeks and see a property that has been cleaned up will help them in their recovery process. >> we're happy to be in a rental house and
for joining us tonight. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm will thomas. working the campaign trail at the festival when the pitbull started tangling with a poodle. police on the scene responded. karen grey houston was on the scene as it all unfolded and brings us the account of what happened out there. >> reporter: it was an orderly festival, full of people, dogs, music, food and crafts. up until two dogs, this poodle seen here with its owner, and a pitbull got into it. >> two dogs were passing by and suddenly they jump up to each other. they were fighting. >> this is the distraught owner of the pitbull who was killed. eyewitnesses say the pitbull was the aggressor. >> the pitbull started biting the owner of the dog and her bystander that was there with her. started biting them. >> bystanders tried to separate the dogs. one of them, this man, says he was bitten by the pooled. and then police got involved. >> the one issue that does not appear to be in dispute is that a police officer pulled out his weapon out here and shot and killed the dog. how and why it happened depends on whom you ask. >> thi
to inspect due to safety concern. ktvu's maureen naylor in san bruno with late details. maureen. >> reporter: kents official death count stands at four people with four others still missing. crews are still on the scene. this road remains blocked this hour and the ntsb says it could be another day were to before it completes its onsite investigation and since pg&e started to hand over its first documents today. this family walked into think san bruno foam home for the first time in three days and found their dinner from thursday night still on the counter. >> we left the food here, because we we are ready to eat at time when we heard the big boom, booming boom. >> reporter: what caused that gas line explosion last thursday remains under investigation. >> if we find any indication that this is a systematic problem through the system as opposed to local, right here, we will indicate that and recommend accordingly. >> reporter: the ntsb removed this 28-feet section of pipe, which was thrown 150 feet from underground. tonight its sending the piece to a washington, d.c. lab to further investiga
. and 100 yds away from the blast as a green tag. that means that it is safe to occupy. maureen kelly. >> residents just finished a tour of the devastated area and jeff bush shows us what happened and spoke with one resident who lost everything in the fire. >> tour buses lined up in the church of the highlands, and addresses were verified. the white wristband to verify their residency, and with police escort, it took 50 minutes. it was clear that there were shocked, sad and his home was destroyed in the fire. >> it was really what i expected. there was no judging by the intensity. i knew that it was going to be pretty bad. and sure, it was. i saw two of my cars in there, the exhaust fan of the kitchen on top of my stove. there is nothing left. you can see into or bedroom, the dresser is standing. >> bob said that the fire served as a monument. >> i thought the fire meserle were respectful. standing in one row symbolic of people lilosing their home. the san bruno explosion has all a little on edge about the gas line in our home. and let me show you a vice that it is a little bit of a p
bruno, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >> they will investigate all pipelines in the state and issued that order yesterday at the request of the acting governor. pg&e had 6,000 miles of underground high-pressure gas lines and by all accounts the complete inspection will be a huge endeavor. >> the pipelines provide service to all of our customers in central and northern california but i cannot tell you specifically how many of them go through neighborhoods like you in san bruno. >> the pipe that exploded was more than 50 years old and they say it was installed when the neighborhood had a smaller population. the disaster resonates deeply with victims of the oakland hills fire. victims say they cannot help but notice similarities in that story is coming up in about seven minutes right here on bay area news at 7:00. >>> rangers at yosemite national park say they have found human remains that belongs to a livermore man. forty-six to a fred crawford disappeared in august 2,003 while hiking in the remote northeast corner of a city park. one week ago a ranger found human bones incl
on thursday. kron 4 maureen kelly has a firsthand look at more of the neighborhood. is very little left. right here is the brick walk way that used to lead to the front door. the hand rail that used to attach to a wall and now there's nothing left there. he take a look over here if i could show you what's left to the front of the house the exterior is laying just in a pile all of these bits of stucco and chicken wire not just land on the floor now that the wood frame has been burned away. over here is what's left of the inside of the house it's very littleefef sick furniture i think these tons of metal are what's left of the heating system. over here looks like we used to be the stove in the kitchen. you can see all that's lly is bits of charred wood and twisted metal. >> federal investigators are looking into those reports from those residents who say they snowcats a few weeks prior to last thursday's explosion. christine conley is looking into that issue as well she joins us live from san bruno. >> that is what the in the investigation were a few blocks away from the fires of one we zoom in
their homes. rob roth has the stories of those first responders. first we go to maureen naylor who's is live tonight in san bruno. >> reporter: frank, that ntsb briefing is about to start in a few minutes behind me. today the city declared this a disaster area while the emotional toll is still being felt by some residents here. the images of charred remains in the middle of this san bruno neighborhood are still tough to grasp. burned out cars, stairs leading to nowhere. and for the family living next to the devastation, life is on hold. >> at least six months until we can get back into the house. how are you going to bring a two and don't know if i can com to this. >> reporter: and some children are haunted by the sounds of the fire. >> every time you hear the revs of engines or planes, it's the exact same sound that came. i can see why people thought it was an airplane. because it had that same kind of revving sound. and in fact, my kids are saying, is that the fire coming. >> reporter: pg & e crews worked on the neighborhood while the homes that have been green tagged are busy wi
recovery, this comes after a lot of disaster. maureen naylor is live in san bruno with more. >> reporter: we have seen a lot of the devastation zone. behind me, you can see this heavy equipment was brought in. that was just brought in today to start the cleanup, official cleanup process for the neighborhood tomorrow. 37 homes here were destroyed. work on three of them begins tomorrow. workers in riot gear hosed down to clean up toxicity. >> we were hoping to start today. the site is not ready unless we can do it 100% correct, we're not gonna do it. >> reporter: some damaged cars were removed but those completely charred won't be taken away until tomorrow. crews will had use these devices to check air quality. >> this will monitor any fugitive dust or emissions coming off the site and we'll be able to collect them and find out if there's anything truly hazardous. >> while the cleanup preparations were underway, this resident was at a nearby gymnasium talking with his health representative. he says his biggest concern is his roommate who was severely injured. >> he had like 75% burn. he's
ktvus. maureen nailor live in fremont. >> reporter: a hot day turned into a warm night here in fremont it was a high of 92. right now it is roughly 75 to 78 degrees. many were out enjoying the heat after the sun went down. the fountains downtown san jose were busy with children. after the sunset temperature hovered around 9 a degrees. >> let's go, get down. >> reporter: the warm weather didn't deter this group of students from san jose university. >> intense. definitely intense but more and more intense it is the better for us. >> reporter: better because the group is practicing for an upcoming club competition in fullerton where it was a record 112 degrees. >> prepares us for where we are going downtown. hotter it is the better for us. >> reporter: it was 96 degrees in san jose 1 degree short of the record set in 1958. firefighters took extra precautions a rehab unit was brought in to provide water and shade for firefighters on this call, who wiretap 50 pounds of equipment. >>> the temperatures take a toll on the firefighters we need the extra staffing and also respond, a lot of crews
, mountain view hit 94 and san francisco hit 93. we get more now from ktvus. maureen nailor live in fremont. >> reporter: a hot day turned into a warm night here in fremont it was a high of 92. right now it is roughly 75 to 78 degrees. many were out enjoying the heat after the sun went down. the fountains downtown san jose were busy with children. after the sunset temperature hovered around 9 a degrees. >> let's go, get down. >> reporter: the warm weather didn't deter this group of students from san jose university. >> intense. definitely intense but more and more intense it is the better for us. >> reporter: better because the group is practicing for an upcoming club competition in fullerton where it was a record 112 degrees. >> prepares us for where we are going downtown. hotter it is the better for us. >> reporter: it was 96 degrees in san jose 1 degree short of the record set in 1958. firefighters took extra precautions a rehab unit was brought in to provide water and shade for firefighters on this call, who wiretap 50 pounds of equipment. >>> the temperatures take a toll on the firefig
-- to educate drivers about the potentially deadly consequences. fox 5's maureen umeh has the details. >> reporter: you've seen it, maybe even done it yourself. >> probably talking on the phone is probably the biggest thing. >> reporter: but there's also texting, eating, putting on makeup or sometimes worse all while driving. >> i admit once in a while i've looked at my e-mail at a light and all of a sudden the light changes and you're not going and backing up traffic. it's a problem. >> reporter: distractions that pose a danger on the roadways and fairfax county police are cracking down. >> it's really gotten to be an epidemic and it's very dangerous. that is the message we are really trying to drive home that even though it's not illegal to do some of these activities, it's causing a probable. >> reporter: a recent study by the virginia tech transportation institute shows nearly 80% of all crashes and 65% of all near crashes involve driver in attention due to distraction. >> i say the most important thing about driving is alertness. it's not so much ability but alertness. >> reporte
, and there are removed 13 t of that debris. maureen kelly went to the area knew the origin of the blast for she shows us how this work is progressing. fed >> right here, a house with the cleanup process has just begun. you can see of the extra rear walls and the chimney is still standing. a lot of chunks of debris and ash. working crews have come to a year but they just than removing household hazardous material, like pesticides, pecans. and next door, this to brief removal is have one half finished. all this ash has been removed. however, a lot of concrete rubble and metal to haul away. and this is what all the properties will look like when all of this is finished. any evidence has been removed. the last thing is remove these of burned trees for safety reasons and erosion control soil is not get washed away and out of coming breezraiy seasons, and it is completely flat so as these property owners. 1701 earl will have a level service, and maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> a live look at the traffic. and these westbound, no problems! and quite a different story as reluctant the james and san francisco. th
believe that . you shot and killed by it is teach youngsters last tuesday kron4 is maureen kelly went to the landfall and has the latest. three of those are placed aggressive bidders than hamburgers and is more volunteers drove up to the landfill and restricted by p e on how the help look for frederick solace. >> and open confine them really do. he's a member of the community emergency response team otherwise known as surf. became part of his hard hat and heavy gloves which you use tub go through 3,000 t of trash piece by piece. >> that is the process they're going through to three times in sermons, there is the right to be a while. >> they're sifting through on 1 a. of the central arresters believe petitioners to dump the garbage in the north shore business park. of this release is the main suspect efren valdemoro part to car given driving more people turn of the house today the shares search and rescue k-9 unit has been assisting in the search stayed home. >> the dog is not what this day there were many orders there were emanating from the debris of their a kabila and more difficult
bruno -- maureen. >> we're live at city hall where a special council meeting is on its way. there's only one thing on the agenda and that's to approve a disaster area. it is very clear to be the that nerves are heightened around the bay area. >> we're going to take shelter in place. >> reporter: fear and panic set in this morning after parents reported smelling gas at this elementary school, less than a mile from the san bruno explosion. >> the school staff contacted pg & e on pg & e's assessment and recommendation they said we should evacuate the student body and staff. >> reporter: the 500 students at portola elementary school were taken out of classrooms and taken away in school buses. >> we got our folks out here, the first thing they did was check the meter. they found there was no leak at the gas meter. >> classes were cancelled for the day. parents were visibly shaken as they picked up their children. >> a feeling for our safety whenever they smell a gas leak that we immediately react on it. so i think it's pretty good for a safety precaution. >> reporter: the áf at the de
. >>> the mid terms fast approaching and president obama in what "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls his best buzzer beating mtrode. made recenttrips to cleveland and lwaukee and gave a news conference on friday and tomorrow back in virginia. is it enough to pull ahead and rescue democrats across the country. let's bring in aaron mcperin. good morning. >> good morning. >> do you the president is as good of a campaigner as candidate obama in 2008? >> he's getting there. that's what a lot of opinion columnists are saying, he's finally getting his groove back and bring the fight a little more. you mentioned some of the places he's been to recently and i would point out that some of his public appearances in places like wisconsin and also in pennsylvania, are in states that are pretty riable for democrats in recent campaign cycl. the fact that he's going to states like that show that the democrats are going have a very tough time. obama was able to win states likened yanna and north caroliiana -- like indiana and north carolina and now they're going back to the traditional democratic st
.com. approaching and president obama is digging in. "new york times" columnist maureen dowd calls it his best buzzer beating mode. with recent trips to cleveland l d milwaukee, a news conference on friday and tomorrow he'lbe in virginia. but is it enough to you rescue democrats across the country? let's bring in eleanor clift from news week and kristina bell antonio. good morning, ladies. >> good morning, everybody. >> i'm curious, eleanor, if you think e president today is as good a campaigner as candidate obama was in 2008. >> candidate obama was a blank slate. everybody could project all their hopes and their wishes on him. democrats loved him. independents loved him, even some republicans loved him. now he's got a record to defend. and i think we've discovered that he's not really leading a movement. i don't know where all those new voters are. they don't seem to be energized to turn out in this midterm. it looks like the election's going to revert to form with older voters showing up, disgruntled voters showing up, and all of the voters who obama inspired two years ago kind of sitting th
until they meet with the designer next week to see of any modifications need to be made. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> in oakland over thousand job care service advocates had a rally in the city hall to demand the governor and state legislator pass a budget that includes funding for child service providers. the organization up on the rally said they haven't functioning without a budget since july 1st and they can go much further in november 15th. if they don't receive funding from the state over 2500 children and their families will not receive child care services. in oakland kron 4 news. >> many retailers are looking to hire for the holidays season. on friday pottery barn will begin hiring temporary workers at the village of quarter madera. many retailers like best buy, was arrested and the republicans are looking to hire workers. if they announced it would be hiring more than 60,000 people for this holiday season. reporting in quarter madera kate thompson kron 4 news. >> the alameda are hustled bank is in record numbers of requests for emergency food and these numbers are likely to i
peeled for these signs. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> investigators are still trying to figure out what happened to this a dump truck to you're out of control. and grant of control and sending people to the hospital. the truck driver could not stop and caused a chain reaction and the chp is predicting perhaps a brake failure. the number of fatalities has fallen since 1950. the transportation department says this is to do with a combination of seat belts, safe cars, and a crackdown on the why and this is a. down. the wif the dui crackd0 why. the why alcohol impaired dd it is down. and by returning this will come a good samaritan in berkeley provided evidence in a trial involving a portal stabbing. it happened in 2006 and is good samaritan was gardening on west berkeley when she found his wallet and she sent it anonymously to the victim. the attackers were not convicted. >> this particular what could be a very critical role in the prosecution of this case is currently in the trial. police want to talk to the woman who discovered this and where it was found. the good samaritan came forward
thing left in this family around maureen kelly, kron4 news. stay tuned we will have continuing coverage of this story as it evolves, you can also had jurors said that www.kron4.com we have comprehensive coverage right @@ pr will your back. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp, carly fiorina laid off 30,000 workers. when you're talking about massive layoffs, which we did... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and merrimack, a quick bridge check beginning of the bay bridge, as you can see traffic is awfully late. as a major way to the toll plaza on no issue despite the work up there. you give buyers said any problems lower deck is moving well, san mateo highway 92 big time from mr. hayward to foster city note issues being reported anywhere on the stand all of it is moving
kron4 is maureen kelly it was for one of those ideas to bart stations. it is unlikely that the civic center station will ever become the order king station because they want to give stations named in a way that helps those using the system know where they are one of getting around but they're looking at the idea of what this selling secondary near its such as the civic center station or to buy starbucks. the idea got mixed reactions. >> the seams are ridiculous. is that at&t barbara parker is there a resist the ballpark so naming rights for birds stations seems ridiculous. >> if it helps make money any key to clean and functioning then i think they should do that. i mean the whole world is doing so corporate we need a break from burger king, bart stations. >> i don't like the idea. but i guess what ever there to do to raise money. >> so says the naming rights has come up several times around last four years and has the job done every time but they're looking at a $7.5 billion shortfall over the next three years so any idea about raising cash is being considered. >> we will be right b
prompted clochard to alum park. one of the hottest spots was livermore that's where maureen kelly went and bear the heat to show us how hot it got. >> in livermore you can see this road crew doing the unthinkable. laying asphalt. my temperature gauges already pushing past 90 degrees at 11:15 a.m.. in my be thrown off by the fact that this blacktop is capped at 320 degrees. by noon time it's a bit of the it goes down here news and see why. my gauges reading 90 degrees only diehards are route. some bringing them girlish to shield themselves from the hon. it was closing in on 100 degrees which is why several restaurants at sidewalk tables empty. well inside they keep it 71 degrees the place was busy with customers looking to keep cool while they refuel. >> another scorcher day and said clara valley it's not a pretty sight. from these foothills overlooking downtown san jose you can actually see small been deuced bad air hanging over the valley we are being asked to spare the air the last few days by avoiding smog creating activities. all hot dirty job paving crews worked through the heat d
maureen is expected to end 56 it is washday at the golden gate bridge. they say they are cleaning scrubbing the lanes and that is the reason for the short delay in the south of direction. traffic backed up to mid span. >> 7 day around the bay forecast pretty nice day today but the coast is cool. for the weekend we have a slight chance of rain expression in the north bay. >> wall street today the dow was down 20 points that up over 20 points now just down a fraction of point. nasdaq up 5 s&p down 1/4 point. >> the release of sara shore from iran. you can see her being released getting on the plane she has been imprisoned for more the year there. she is waiving as she heads to, who appeared >> next newscast at 4:00 p.m. we're back here tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. see >> later.
after six kids suffered broken bones. they investigated this problem now maureen kelly has more. >> 6 kids had broken bones will plan on these playgrounds. the press will tells me that's why they got this yellow caution take you see here around this apparatus. and why they keep the structures off-limits tour during recess and that till they can be value i did to see if these mucky bars are to like their seven and a half feet off the ground the district says it contacted the vendor who said higher than normal accident rate is not unusual after playwright goes in because kids get overexcited simply too hard. to some kids don't always get this rubberized flooring is still hard when you fall on that. even so the districts as they are concerned and said it would fence off the playground until it meets with the designer to see if any modifications need to be made. >> other developing stories allegations about a former undocumented housekeeper working for mike whitman. it came to light in a news conference that the house keeper held yesterday. allred said she will prove today evidence that m
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